The National Book Award winners for 2012 were revealed at Cipriani Wall Street this evening.
- Louise Erdrich has won the fiction award for The Round House from Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.
- Katherine Boo has won the nonfiction award for Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity from Random House.
- David Ferry won the Poetry award for Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations from University of Chicago Press.
- The Young People’s Literature award went to William Alexander for Goblin Secrets, published by Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.
Even better, you can check out a copy at the Library! For obvious reasons these books are in high demand, but if you log-on to the Library’s website now and put a hold on your book(s) of choice, you’ll get to read it that much faster!! (Patience is a virtue after all!)